Daniel Badji is a native son of the natural region of the Casamance, South of Senegal, and speaks Joola, French, English, Wolof, Mandinka, Fulani, and Creole Portuguese. He is a very well known Language instructor coupled with a Cross Cultural Trainer and Guide in the Peace Corps circle. He took part in various Training of Trainers Workshops (TOT) in Togo, Mali, and former Zaire (now DRC). Trained a considerable number of language instructors to work with the Peace Corps Senegal, while coordinating the overall language program.
Daniel holds a Master’s degree in English Literature, with a specialization in American Literature. He also holds a Minor in Spanish from the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar. He taught French at the International School of Tanganyika, Dar es salaam, Tanzania; and later at Harare International School, Zimbabwe, where he was also the Head of the Modern Languages Department for more than 10 years.
Back home to Senegal, Daniel reunited with ACI/Baobab Center - his first love - as a Language and Experience Senegal Program Coordinator. He loves reading, listening to music, travelling, cooking, driving and rod fishing in his spare time.